Situated in the Sivaganga district of Tamil Nadu, Kundrakudi is a small village situated 430 km away from the state capital Chennai. The village, like most in the district, is dependent on agriculture. Rice is the main crop cultivated here. Others crops grown here are Millet, Sugarcane, and Groundnuts.
Places to Stay
There are a number of good budget hotel options in Sivaganga (32 km). Some of them are Sri Shanmugabhavan Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Idhaya Towers (Tariff – Rs. 1000), and Karthik Lodge (Tariff – Rs. 2000).
The official language of Kundrakudi is Tamil.
Diwali, Dussehra and Ugadi are celebrated here with equal enthusiasm and pomp.
Places of Interest
There are some temples and dargahs in the region like Ariyakudi- a 400 year old temple devoted to Thirupathi Venkateswara Swamy, Koviloor Temple and Shaheedh Waliyullah Dargah. There are also some Pandiya temples in the region like Karpaka Vinayakar Temple and Sri Sowmiyanarayana Perumal Kovil that attract a large number of devotees. The great migratory season between November and February at Vettangudi Bird Sanctuary is worth visiting. It is only 23 km away from Kundrakudi.
How to Get There
Madurai Airport (82 km) is the nearest domestic airport.
Chettinad and Kottaiyur Railway Stations, both located 10 km away, are well connected to cities like Chennai, Madurai, and Salem amongst others.
Kundrakudi is well connected to nearby villages and cities via busses. Private operators like Lucky Bus Service, KK Bus Service and BLS run reliable services to and from Sivganga bus station. For online bus booking, log on to Ticketgoose.com and get your tickets.